Spaghetti With Shrimp And White Sauce

INGREDIENTS For Spaghetti With Shrimp And White Sauce :

8 ounces spaghetti

1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined

3 tablespoons unsalted butter
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
Salt and pepper to taste
Red pepper flakes (optional, for heat)
 Olive oil for cooking
DIRECTIONS For Spaghetti With Shrimp And White Sauce :
Prepare the Spaghetti:
– Cook the spaghetti according to the package instructions in a pot of salted boiling water until al dente. Drain and set aside.
Cook the Shrimp:
– Pat the shrimp dry with paper towels and season them with salt and pepper.
– In a large skillet, heat some olive oil over medium-high heat.
– Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes per side until they turn pink and opaque.
Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set aside.
Make the White Sauce:
– In the same skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.
– Add minced garlic and sauté for about 1 minute until fragrant.
– Pour in the heavy cream and bring it to a gentle simmer.
– Gradually add the grated Parmesan cheese, stirring continuously until the sauce thickens slightly.
– Season the sauce with salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes if desired.
Combine Shrimp, Sauce, and Spaghetti:
– Add the cooked shrimp to the white sauce in the skillet.
– Toss in the cooked spaghetti and gently combine everything together until the spaghetti is coated evenly with the sauce and shrimp.

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